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Monte das Casolas: Discover 5 Cozy Cabins in Grândola

A cozy, rustic living and dining space with wooden beams, large windows, and natural furnishings.

Welcome Beyond‘s Monte das Casolas in Grândola, Portugal, offers a serene escape with five thoughtfully designed cabins, each immersed in nature and providing a sense of privacy. Ideal for families, these 100-square-metre dwellings feature three bedrooms and are strategically oriented to prevent direct visibility between neighbors.

Complementing the cabins, the project also includes a refurbished historic house and a repurposed stone animal shelter, now serving as a versatile yoga shala and a private rental property.

Casa Bautista: Blending Modernism and Mayan Influences in Oaxaca

FeaturedA tropical resort with a wooden boardwalk, surrounded by lush greenery and overlooking the sea.

Situated in the heart of Oaxaca City, Mexico, Casa Bautista is a sustainable, contemporary private villa designed by the renowned architecture studio Productora. Facing the Caribbean Sea in the UNESCO-protected Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, this 300-square-meter, L-shaped house masterfully merges with the surrounding landscape, offering a serene and immersive experience for discerning travelers.

Inspired by Brazilian modernism and the Surrealist gardens of Edward James, Casa Bautista‘s brutalist character and personalized service create a true sense of relaxation and comfort.

Jutaku-Inspired House: Merging Two Homes in Moscow

A modern rustic house with expansive windows, a covered patio, and well-lit interiors.

This captivating project by IDEOLOGIST Bureau in Moscow, Russia, takes inspiration from the Japanese concept of “nisetai jutaku,” or dual family homes, to create a harmonious and adaptable living space. Designed in 2021, the house seamlessly merges two contemporary residences, offering both communal living and individual privacy. With strategic use of natural light, warm lighting, and a minimalist aesthetic, the design evokes the timeless aesthetics of Japanese architecture while prioritizing functionality and well-being.